ogival definition

  • adjective:
    • getting the curved, directed form of an ogive.
    • having ogives.
  • others:
    • In structure, of or with respect to an ogive; described as the pointed arch or vault.
    • Resembling fit a pointed arch.
    • In ordnance, noting the type of longitudinal portion of the pinnacle of modern-day projectiles. The distance for the ogive is from two to three calibers.

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